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Recognize Cyber Bullying


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Average: 4 (4 votes)

Bullies are no longer just the tough kids on the school playground. With today’s technology, these troublemakers are able to do their taunting online, too.  It’s called cyber bullying, the use of technology to harass or bully someone through forums, chat-rooms, with instant messaging, on sites like Facebook and with hate E-mail. Cyber bullies can be smart and savvy web-users, so it may be hard to recognize them at first. But there are warning signs to pay attention to. Being able to recognize a cyber bully and knowing how to react appropriately can help you stay safe online.

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My Skills My Future


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Link: http://myskillsmyfuture.org/
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site is the source for employment information and inspiration and has tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

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Career Competency Model Clearinghouse


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Link: http://www.careeronestop.org/competencymodel/learn...
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Average: 4 (2 votes)

Sponsored by the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, this guide or clearinghouse of job related digital literacy skills that job-seekers should possess in various employment fields. The goal of the effort is to promote an understanding of the skill sets and competencies essential to educate and train a globally competitive workforce.

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Berkman Center Broadband Study


Contributed by: Berkman Center for Internet and Society/Harvard
Link: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/broadband_re...
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

A report of international experiences with broadband and plans for next generation connectivity produced for the FCC.

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eLearningNC


Contributed by: State of North Carolina
Link: http://www.elearningnc.gov/
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom.  In most cases, it refers to a course, program or degree delivered completely online. This site contains a resource of links to virtual resource that can be searched and soon will be personalized to the user.

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Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Website


Contributed by: American Library Association (ALA)
Link: http://acrl.libguides.com/slilc/home
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Average: 4 (2 votes)

Resources and tools on literacy in an online format.

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Adult Learning Activities


Contributed by: California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)
Link: http://www.cdlponline.org/
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

California Distance Learning Project initiative to help expand learner access to adult basic education services in California.

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Confronting the Challenges of a Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century


Contributed by: The MacArthur Foundation
Link: http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45...
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

This report guides the focus of the conversation about the digital divide from questions of technological access to those of opportunities to participate and to develop the cultural competencies and social skills needed for full involvement. The report argues schools and after-school programs must devote more attention to fostering new media literacies: a set of cultural competencies and social skills that young people need in the new media landscape.

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International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)


Contributed by: International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)
Link: http://ivla.org/new/what-is-the-ivla/
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

Information link containing visual literacy resources. Visual Literacy refers to a group of vision-competencies a human being can develop by seeing and at the same time having and integrating other sensory experiences.

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Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills


Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/21stCent...
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Average: 4 (5 votes)

This report provides a self-assessment tool and an assessment of museums and libraries against a continuum of 21st century skills.

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Google Search Basics


Contributed by: Google
Link: http://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer...
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

Online search tips using google.

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How to Search the Web Using Google


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/23/beg...
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Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

How to use the search engine Google.

Google Docs Tutorial


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/googledocuments/
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Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

Teaches user to create professional documents using free cloud-based program.

G Suite Learning Center Get started with Docs: Google's own tutorial for its document creation product.

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Heads Up: Stop. Think. Click.


Contributed by: OnGuard Online
Link: http://www.onguardonline.gov/articles/0033-heads
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Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

This tutorial helps kids learn why and how to stay safe online.

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Understanding Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine, Contributed by: National Institutes of Health
Link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.ht...
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Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

Interactive tutorial to understand medical words.

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Conference on Bullying Prevention


Contributed by: White House
Link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2...
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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

The President and First Lady Michelle Obama discuss how we can all work together to end bullying as an accepted practice and create a safer environment for our kids to grow up in.

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National Broadband Map


Contributed by: National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Link: http://www.broadbandmap.gov/
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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

The National Broadband Map (NBM) is a searchable and interactive website that allows users to view broadband availability across every neighborhood in the United States. The NBM was created by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and in partnership with 50 states, five territories and the District of Columbia. The NBM is a project of NTIA's State Broadband Initiative. The NBM will be updated approximately every six months and was first published on February 17, 2011.

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Seattle's Community Technology Program


Contributed by: Seattle Department of Information Technology, Contributed by: State of Washington
Link: http://www.seattle.gov/tech/indicators/
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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Report from 2009 on Seattle's residential information technology survey.

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Basic Computer Skills


Contributed by: Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CTDLC)
Link: http://www.ctdlc.org/remediation/indexComputer.htm...
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Average: 3.5 (6 votes)

A training on basic online skills (computer, email, word processing, and web skills).

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Common Sense Education: Common Sense Media


Contributed by: Common Sense Media
Link: https://www.commonsense.org/education
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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Resources for educators, parents and advocates for teaching digital citizenship and related topics

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